Senior Software Engineer - Performance Measurement & Attribution (Java / Angular)
Company: BlackRock, Inc.
Posted on: November 19, 2019
Description About this role
The Performance Measurement & Attribution team is responsible for
calculation and interpretation of all portfolio and benchmark
return analytics for Blackrock. This includes generating analytical
outcomes, supporting investment teams through product level
support, acting as a centralized source and control of performance
for the firm, and building tools and automated solutions.
Committed to servicing the needs of our fast-growing global client
base, the demands for accurate, timely & informative performance
data is central to many of the BlackRock's core objectives.
Products covered are the spectrum of Mutual Funds, ETF's,
segregated clients and investment asset classes including Fixed
Income, Multi-Asset, Equity and Alternative including
Are you a software developer with a passion for creating something
new? The nature of this role will be to lead a group of Software
Engineers in setting the pace, path, and standard for all
programming activities within the Performance Measurement and
Attribution team. Our development team focuses on client
experience, accuracy, advanced interactive visualization,
integration with powerful data analytics capabilities, and the
ability to automate volume through exception-based processing.
He/She will be responsible for evaluating new software development
opportunities for use within the investment performance process.
The team lead will also collaborate with a project coordinator or
sometimes need to act in that capacity to ensure our projects meet
specified requirements and timelines.
As a senior representative of the team in Atlanta, the candidate
will be encouraged to build direct channels of communication with
internal clients and strengthen partnerships with other technology
teams. To be effective, the applicant will require a proven
understanding of programming principles combined with practical
managerial and industry experience.
Key Responsibilities: Setting direction for the Software
Engineering team responsible for specification, development, and
implementation of new products that support total return and
attribution data requirements. Ensuring the quality of team's code
and documentation. Candidate will also be expected to do hands-on
development as the situation requires it. Acting in a project
manager capacity for strategic projects within Performance
measurement eco-system. Engaging with senior partners to provide
updates and coordinating with internal teams to get results.
Operate as an elevated point of contact for investigating and
resolving client's technical inquires related to functionality
within Blackrock's Performance and Attribution applications.
Connecting with key client user groups around the firm to ensure
client needs can be achieved through improvements Performance
Team's infrastructure. Gain full understanding of the internal
systems (Aladdin) and how to use them to support every growing and
demanding business needs.
Knowledge/Experience: 6-10 years software engineering work
experience on large scale software development and deployments.
Asset Management Industry experience with a focus on building
analytical calculators and workflows is preferred. BA/BS in
Computer Science from an accredited university (in lieu of degree,
4+ years of relevant work experience. Forward-thinking & project
orientated; able to demonstrate ability to initiate, undertake and
complete projects, whilst providing transparency on progress and
challenge Proficient in the analytics behind Multi-Asset, Fixed
Income and Equity investing, and performance attribution principles
for these portfolios.
Skills/Qualifications: Strong programming skills in Java; knowledge
of APIs and understanding of HTTP and REST architecture; Experience
with multi-tier enterprise application architecture and design.
Agile development skills. Investigative, Debugging, and other
problem solving skills. Passionate about new technologies and
working in a fast-paced team environment to inspire change.
BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience
financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading
provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the
solutions they need when planning for their most important goals.
As of September 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.96
trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
For additional information on BlackRock, please visit
www.blackrock.com/corporate - Twitter: @blackrock -
Blog: www.blackrockblog.com - LinkedIn:
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to
race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other
statuses protected by law.
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with
arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the
requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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